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Germany Demographics Profile 2014

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Population80,996,685 (July 2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 13% (male 5,386,525/female 5,107,336)
15-24 years: 10.6% (male 4,367,713/female 4,188,566)
25-54 years: 41.7% (male 17,116,346/female 16,664,995)
55-64 years: 13.6% (male 5,463,221/female 5,574,166)
65 years and over: 21.1% (male 7,468,552/female 9,659,265) (2014 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 52.1 %
youth dependency ratio: 19.8 %
elderly dependency ratio: 32.3 %
potential support ratio: 3.1 (2014 est.)
Median agetotal: 46.1 years
male: 45.1 years
female: 47.2 years (2014 est.)
Population growth rate-0.18% (2014 est.)
Birth rate8.42 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate11.29 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Net migration rate1.06 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Urbanizationurban population: 73.9% of total population (2011)
rate of urbanization: -0.03% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - populationBERLIN (capital) 3.462 million; Hamburg 1.796 million; Munich 1.364 million; Cologne 1.006 million (2011)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.76 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth29.2 (2012 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 3.46 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 3.75 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.14 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 80.44 years
male: 78.15 years
female: 82.86 years (2014 est.)
Total fertility rate1.43 children born/woman (2014 est.)
Contraceptive prevalence rate66.2%
note: percent of women aged 18-49 (2005)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.1% (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS67,000 (2009 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deathsfewer than 1,000 (2009 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2012 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2012 est.)
Nationalitynoun: German(s)
adjective: German
Ethnic groupsGerman 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, other 6.1% (made up largely of Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish)
ReligionsProtestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3%
LanguagesGerman (official)
note: Lower Sorbian, North Frisian, Sater Frisian, and Upper Sorbian are recognized as regional languages under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99% (2003 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2011)
Education expenditures5.1% of GDP (2010)
Maternal mortality rate7 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
Children under the age of 5 years underweight1.1% (2006)
Health expenditures11.1% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density3.69 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
Hospital bed density8.3 beds/1,000 population (2010)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate25.1% (2008)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014